What Does The Chamber Do?
The variety and scope of Chamber activities are unlimited. The Chamber represents and promotes the area’s business economy, and encourages business and industrial investment, broadening the tax base and providing employment. To business prospects and newcomers, the Chamber represents the community’s pride and self image.
Who Finances the Chamber?
The Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit and it incurs costs of operations and expenses similar to any other type of business. Those expenses are apportioned among its members, individuals and firms, representing all types of business, industry and the professions. All share a mutual desire to achieve a better community for all its citizens. The Chamber is not funded through the city, county, or bed tax. Chamber of Commerce membership is an investment in the present and future welfare of both individuals and their community.